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Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm CDT
having the illness. 50 cases have been reported, five have died locally one person did go to the emergency room but has been cleared. they were very glad that we called them to check up on them we know that the initial distribution came and they may have distributed it further so we are working with them. it may be making matters more complicated fundus was found in at least one vial of the steroid in the lead to a nationwide recall just how many other clinics may have received the injection in all illinois is still not clear. >> more than 30 chicago aldermen are calling for hearings with possible school closings the calcimine are hearing between 8120 schools they do not have a specific plan. if the board of education is looking for a close then they need to know something about it. it gives us a fiscal response ability that all of us should be looking at. >> karen louis to chicago union teacher president says that school closings will be the next big fight she believes that cbs could lead to a successful plan. no school again today in evergreen park. students remain onteachers r
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Oct 19, 2012 9:00pm CDT
it puts a smile on my face when they have a smile on their face. she also works with a local program to employ actors for the haunted house most of them are from low- income families and our otherwise unemployed. if you are looking for something a little bit different this halloween marcus leshock offers up a cemetery tour. it is starting to cool off a bit but there is a big change by sunday. ha youyou are missing on a year round link to chicago history chicagos notable public figures. >> as you can tell these are textures that are rather unique this is the marketing manager for the memorial who operates 19 memorials in chicago land including rose hill on chicago's northwest side it was actually created in 1859 it was designed to release the overflow of the lincoln cemetery which was downtown as the city expanded. it is full of breathtaking markers the reason you see it is it's designed to protect you from the elements, the wind and rain and everything that may destroy the integrity of the sulfur. it's like taking a stroll through time some gravesides day all the way back to the civi
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Oct 30, 2012 9:00pm CDT
that long a lot of localized flood warnings in effect till tomorrow and also a warning about getting too close to mother nature in northwest india and that it is one very dark and stormy night extremely high gas off the lake bringing down trees and power lines further inland and no serious or long-term outages but certainly a serious warning from local officials putting in long hours to keep residents out of harm's way. we have had a 80-20 ft. waves and there are a lot of people better curious about going down to the lakefront we have had a police patrol down there throughout the day. all day all along the lake the extreme weather has been drawing onlookers close but not too close to the water and up close view of nature's power in action. parents and grandparents bought children to the lake shore before police shot it down. >> it's beautiful to look at. >> the wind and the waves at remain pretty ferocious tonight local officials say they will likely reopen the lakefront thursday, folks still coming by to take a look but police are keeping a close eye, we will be leaving it p
CW
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm CDT
and released at a local hospital. union reps in school district officials worked late last night trying to hammer out a new labor contract both sides say there are labor contracts but they're still far apart on pay. the president of the chicago labor federation i should say jerry sandusky learned his fate, the former penn state coach is a still denying the accusations despite a harsh statement. sentence. temperatures take a double digit depp. [♪...] >> i've been training all year for the big race in chicago, but i can only afford one trip. and i just found out my best friend is getting married in l.a. there's no way i'm missing that. then i heard about hotwire and i realized i could actually afford both trips. see, when really nice hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my four-star hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ ♪ hotwire.com ♪ >> announcer: save big on car rentals too, from $12.95 a day. fifth fastjerry sandusky convicted to life in prison today. >> he arrived at the courthouse clutching a folder in smiling briefly and he f
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Oct 28, 2012 9:00pm CDT
getting worse... >> sandy maybe 1,000 mi. away from chicago but local weather watchers are already predicting we will feel some of her a fax. high winds and high waves on lake michigan plus canceled flights at the airport are just the beginning of what we will see locally >> anyone who uses it chicago's lakefront path will want to be extra careful in the days ahead. we will feel the impact of hurricane sandy. feeling it already with extremely high winds... giant waves in lake michigan in the possibility of flooding >> at montrose harbor, today... winds whistled and whipped against the masts of sailboats. im glad i don't have a boat in maryland. lets put it that way. greg johnson and his wife were packing up their 22-foot catalina. hurricane sandy --bringing high winds and waves to the chicago area --could cause problems for boats not yet stored for the winter season. hopefully it won't be too bad....boats kind of scattering serious problems. sandy also causing serious problems at chicago's o'hare airport.. nationwide, airlines have canceled thousands of flights to-and-from the east
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Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm CDT
medical watch going the distance to find a cure it local patient and list the community to help pick a disease. when i get and the water there are no symptoms whatsoever. it's her place of refuge a competitive swimmer in college she comes here to wash away the physical reminder of her disease. something was very apparent to me in february of 2005 my pinky was shaking and whenever i would sit down my leg would start shaking and i didn't think anything of it but in time her symptoms got worse. in early 2006 she made an appointment with a movement specialist. within five minutes of seeing this doctor she said right away you've got parkinson's disease. i said no way could that be made, no way and at that point i just turned 39 and my boys just turned 3 it took me awhile to swallow the word parkinsons. she was among the 10 percent of patients diagnosed before age 50 it's called early onset parkinson's for years she struggled to except the news even keeping it from her kids. when my daughter was in fourth grade teachers told me that i had to tell her what was going on one side thought know t
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Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm CDT
year. vice president joe biden a foot in mouth. and, however local cop helped the europeans win the ryder cup. [ female announcer ] he could be your soul mate. but first you've got to get him to say hello. new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products and whiten your teeth in just two days. new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes and is not recommended to treat diabetic ketoacidosis. do not use levemir® if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar which may cause
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Oct 20, 2012 9:00pm CDT
. numerous federal state and multiple local police departments began to put together a case here. i would like to thank all the departments for their help with this. as a result of all the hard work that we have done of the last 2 days down like clark has been charged with first- degree murder in concealment of a homicide. i regret to tell you we have yet to find her. police chief do more says that all agencies hoping in the investigation will continue to search for her remains. >> no bond for a man accused of employee during a robbery last february. >> forty-one-year-old anthony white is charged with first degree murder and armed robbery. authorities say 54-year-old lynetta ward was working at a "subway" shop in the ukranian village neighborhood when white fatally shot her as he robbed the restaurant. police say a person being questioned on an unrelated case.. recognized white from surveillance video. >> still to come, the family of a murdered chicago teen thinks he may have been targeted because of his sexual nation's recent meningitis outbreak climbs yet again. >> and there is extreme
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm CDT
local scientists has so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month actually... eddie continues singing: two tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. open >> elisabeth smart has been thrust into the limelight since she survived a kidnapping from her salt lake city home nearly ted years ago smart made her first trip to the chicago area now using her unintended fame to become a child protection advocate elisabeth smart will never forget what happened to her in june of 2002 but the soft-spoken young woman who recently got married carrey hope in her heart she is trying to bring that message to others like her while trying to help children stay safe. elisabeth smart wasn't going to let her kidnappers have power over her in the 10 years since that life chang
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Oct 8, 2012 9:00pm CDT
hand drawn map of 48 local churches with plans to attack more. not long after it happened but not before some very tense moments are round this neighborhood, especially for the jewelry store employees one of them burst out looking for help. an employee asked her husband to lock up after workers at the jewelry company are tied up and terrorized in an afternoon robbery at gunpoint. police poured into the neighborhood, some with guns drawn to employees, a man and woman restrained inside by assailants who stuck around witnesses say and fled as police began to flock in. evidence technicians are going so far as to search trash cans near the jewelry store. investigators say the best part of this is all shops were not fired those employees were obviously shaken up. allegations of character assassinations governor paquin pushing against the mayor over what he claims is an attack on one of his appointees. the girl found tied up in a school bathroom prompted a massive police response but now a word that it was all a hoax. jim ramsey says we could see a warm- up pretty soon. i doth declare th
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Oct 18, 2012 9:00pm CDT
local boys go leaders apologizing tonight after the national organization is forced to reveal a pedophile problem that has been going on for decades and there is a chicago connection. it is our top story seen or around the country tonight on wgn america the story of the chicago boys scouts who are likely in those files tens of thousands highlighting potential pedophile's released today by the boy scouts of america the so-called perversion files is part of a sexual abuse lawsuit that captures the nation's attention today. we're talking about thousands of unidentified man that should be registered sex offenders that are roaming free. >> the files of scout leaders in volunteers and dismissed by the organization for sexual abuse or misconduct. >> raped a gunpoint, a 12th maybe 13 year-old chicago boy by the acts of his scoutmaster with convicted acts of manslaughter on his records. they said theyeither they did not know about his record or they simply kept it to themselves. alan baron has been a lawyer in chicago for 32 years in 1983 he was practically a kid himself this man was a v
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Oct 17, 2012 9:00pm CDT
are left over are donated to local grain company which uses them to make compost. we come from a green family hour mom is very green this soap used to wash the glass is biodegradable and in the bathroom faucets are on timers and there are hand dryers instead of paper. it's definitely a plus i cannot say that i wouldn't come here if it did but i definitely like the idea an idea that is spreading to more and more restaurants across the city. the deadlines could be changing for buying chicago city vehicles stickers, the city clerk wants to stagger deadlines throughout the year right now clark says staggered deadlines will be easier financially for families with more than one car she says it will also cut down on long lines and overtime for employees. we have some pretty good rain coming across the area right now this will lead up by morning and redevelop in the form of scattered showers as we spend the next three days influenced by this man its autumn storm system you can see. the heaviest rains right over us now this part of a line of storms to run across st. louis. we hear some ot
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Oct 27, 2012 9:00pm CDT
a child. was brought in barringto restaurant in barrington has been pleasing the locals since it opened last year >> in a strip mall... simple and cozy... handsome bar... updated versions of parents and grandparents recipes... grilled octopus... spreadables... chicken liver.. eggplant... marinated for 3 days... roasted pork loin... desserts... i give it 2 stars... afforadable food >> for more on this week's restaurant text fellphil to 97999 >> a new effort to keep chicagoans warm as winter fast approaches. next the program underway at the chicago housing authority >> and later the spooky transition add daily plaza this weekend patrons of the pritzker military library attended a gala tonight, to celebrate and raise money for the library. proceeds from the "liberty gala" support the collection, exhibits, and programs of the pritzker military library, which is open to the public. the library was founded in 2003 by retired colonel james pritzker. it's located on michigan avenue across from the art instutiute. tonight, members of the military joined patrons to celebrate the work of th
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Oct 6, 2012 9:00pm CDT
... and a hand-drawn map of 48 local churches. weiler's relatives in illinois say there is a history of mental illness in the family. both his parents committed suicide and his sister remains hospitalized for mental illness. the search is on for more clues in the drowning death of a northwestern university student. evanston police canvassed the area -- knocking on doors -- between two-thousand ridge avenue and wilmette harbor. they believe harsha maddula walked from a party on ridge to the harbor after leaving the gathering on septmeber 22nd. it's a distance of about two miles. several days later, his body was discovered in the harbor. but neighbors say it will be tough to remember anything out of the ordinary that night. >> music was loud... people coming in and out... >> police say a friend called him around 1230 that night and he said he was in his room... the tower information shows a already at the harbor... his family insists he would not have committed suicide >> the two men who died in a small plane crash in gary this past week are now identified. the lake county coroner's offic
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00pm CDT
behind after puppies are sold. local rescue shelters also joined in the march, promoting adoption of dogs, over buying them from pet stores. supporters marched down michigan avenue. they want to see chicago ban the sale of dogs in retail stores. chicago fire fighters remember their own today... >> firefighters and their families attended the 13th annual memorial service. the service was in memory of active and retired firefighters and paramedics who died in the line of duty or passed away in the last 12 months >> the first presidential debate takes place this wednesday night. both candidates have been off the campaign trail this weekend, doing their homework as they get ready for the big night in denver. cristina mutchler has more. the clock is ticking down to wednesday's presidential debate with president obama and mitt romney getting ready to go head-to-head for the first time and their supporters weighing in on who is best prepared. i think both are excellent in their own way. i think you could argue that mitt has had a lot more recent experience, obviously, but also, candy part o
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm CDT
... >> nine other runners were taken to local hospitals for less severe medical problems. race officials say overall there were fewer medical problems at the than in years past. but they were prepared with more than 1300 medical volunteers on the course. the marathon director says it they will mail medals to about 1300 runners who finished the course seven hours after it started >> a trip to florida to enjoy the bears game turned deadly. in northwest suburban man was stabbed to death after an argument >> few details coming from police at this point. what we know: the suspect is in custody in jacksonville. the victim is from north suburban, lake villa... and, his family is just trying to understand how this trip went horribly wrong. william christopher pettry --was known as chris. he was 42 years old. married. a father of three. he worked in construction. and, he was a bears superfan...making the trip down to jacksonville, florida with his best friend.. so excited to see the bears play the jaguars. but he never made it to today's game. early this morning...pettry was at a bar - finn mccco
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Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm CDT
facebook helping to stop the spread of spds and a local community center that is housing and helping chicago students. a british study answers the question following a more than 1000 girls that received the hpd vaccine. v vaccine, the study concluded that the vaccine does not alter sexual behavior. mothers that a lots of fish could reduce symptoms of attention deficit disorder however the right fish is important but the mercury in fish is something to be cautious of cancersince high mercury levels could cause complications. i am now remembering to grab my coat before i walk out the door because it is starting to get cold. beautiful colors more great pictures. >> it is a beautiful day i heard a lotus into mark asking about when the warm weather is coming. tomorrow we turned warm and cool friday. what a spectacular day look how shark that horizon is. we are 10.2 degrees below one year ago. you can see gale warnings up in the lake in anticipation of the wind to increase. and the sun sets at 616 tomorrow night down 4 hours now from june 21st. the days are short. that warm air will be in
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm CDT
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm CDT
the vice presidential candidates made up for their only debates. we will have a local reactions coming up. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! ah, that was good. too bad nobody could hear me. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> more people signed up for medicare advantage after the change. >> mr. vice president i know you were under a lot of dress to make a... but i think we would be better served if we don't keep interrupting each other. feisty, it was that kind of debate a little bit of a slug fest here and there but overall each candidate making points as well as it possibly can who will let you decide americans gathered in front of the tv to watch the debate in their homes. s
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00pm CDT
country finally over for a local pastor he's announcing about its coast- to-coast track. crime scene tape surrounding the home of retired doctor and his wife in kankakee after stabbing him to death left her severely injured. our top story seen around the country tonight the stabbing and kankakee. we have the latest. this couple has a rich history here dr. james golden stain was a well-known ob-gyn in fact he delivered the first baby ever hear but he was stabbed to death his wife betty survived the attack she's being treated here at riverside and is currently listed in serious but stable condition. he spent his career delivering babies in kankakee just before 6:00 this morning police were called to the doctor's home on the 1400 block of west would when they arrived they found him stabbed to death his wife in the 81 year-old betty golden steen had also suffered stab wounds but she survived and was rushed to hospital on the scene police found the suspect 35 year-old philip harrel who apparently had slid his own throat into was taken to hospital. police couldn't see for sure if the
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